Donato Cabrera Leads the California Symphony into New Season

Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony into its LARGER THAN LIFE themed 2017-18 Season, kicking off with LYRICAL DREAMS at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek Sunday, September 24 at 4pm. The program features music that uses dreams as subject matter or inspiration, including Mahler’s epic Symphony No. 4.  American soprano and former Adler […]

MOWSOS Partners with Sky Power Solar

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services (MOWSOS) is proud to announce that it has partnered with Sky Power Solar, the local SunPower commercial dealer, to install a solar electricity system at its Walnut Creek home office. “With funding from a Walnut Creek Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Thomas J. Long Foundation, we […]

Poetry Live! with Tess Taylor and Rachel Richardson

Bay Area Poets to Read and Discuss New Collection of Poems   Notable Bay Area poets Tess Taylor and Rachel Richardson will read and discuss their new collections during Poetry Live! on Wednesday, October 19, 7-8:30 pm, in the Oak View Room at the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 North Broadway. Moderated by poet and editor Cheryl Dumesnil, the conversations will explore themes that inspired […]

The Exploration of Mars with Jay Trimble of NASA

Free program celebrates One City One Book community read   A series of free community programs celebrating Walnut Creek’s 2016 One City One Book selection of The Martian by Andy Weir kicks off with Jay Trimble of NASA Ames Research Center presenting The Exploration of Mars on Wednesday, September 14, 7-8:30 pm, in the Oak […]

National Park Service Centennial

National Park Service Centennial

In recognition of the National Park Service centennial, National Park Service Superintendent Tom Leatherman will celebrate Contra Costa County’s treasure trove of national historic sites in a special presentation on Monday, July 18, 2016, 7-8:30 pm, in the Oak View Room of the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek. This free event is […]

Movies Under the Stars

Movies Under the Stars – Saturday, July 25 Bring your picnic and watch the stars come out over Mt. Diablo. Stay for the movie and you’ll see some pretty impressive stars on our screen, too. Live music performed by The Breedloves from 6:30-8:30 pm. What: The Lego Movie Where: Civic Park, 1375 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, […]

Free Family Art Day to Explore, Create 

WALNUT CREEK — Do your kids love to tinker and create? Is your family’s idea of heaven digging into fresh clay or painting together? Civic Arts Education is opening their doors to parents, guardians and kids to explore their creative sides together on Saturday, April 25. Family Art Day will be a fun and free family event from 10 a.m.-2 […]

The Ruth Bancroft Garden Sculpture exhibit

The Ruth Bancroft Garden Month-long Exhibit and Sale: June 14 – July 13 What: For one month every year, The Ruth Bancroft Garden transforms into an outdoor art gallery. The Garden’s world-class collection of succulent and drought-tolerant plants provides a spectacular backdrop for artists to display their works. Follow the meandering pathways to discover art that ranges from classical […]